19 Modern Albums to Change Your Life

A Listmania! list by David Weaver "weavermachine" (Scotland)
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Relationship Of Command
1.  Relationship Of Command by At the Drive-In
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  "You really just have to listen to this album I think. Then you will realise how every single member plays their part in making this album unbelievably good. Emotional, energetic, and totally unique."
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Jimmy Eat World
2.  Jimmy Eat World by Jimmy Eat World
The list author says:
  "If you like songs to be warm, heartfelt, and above all, sublime, then buy this album. You will fall in love with this album."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

The Shape Of Punk To Come
3.  The Shape Of Punk To Come by Refused
The list author says:
  "The most important album of the last decade. Political but not patronising. And above all, amazing songs."
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Lateralus
4.  Lateralus by Tool
The list author says:
  "Never have you heard something this epic, something this beautiful, heavy or completely out of this world. Totally peerless, you can listen to this for weeks and not get bored."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

OK Computer
5.  OK Computer by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "The creativity of this album makes it a contender for one of the best ever. An unparalleled artistic look at modern society."
£4.01   Used & New from: £0.14
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Oceanic
6.  Oceanic by Isis (Rock)
The list author says:
  "Long, drawn out, and slow, but if you are patient, you will find an absolute modern masterpiece - vast in every way, the perfect album to take you somewhere else entirely."
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Miss Machine
7.  Miss Machine by The Dillinger Escape Plan
The list author says:
  "Nothing in the world sounds like this. They took the aggresiveness and anger from their first album, and tied it with an amazing inventiveness and atmosphere that nobody in the world could match."
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Leviathan
8.  Leviathan by Mastodon
The list author says:
  "The greatest rock and roll album of the last 20 years, there are no superlatives to honour such a band in it's peak. Puts them up there with Led Zeppelin and Maiden as one of THE classic rock bands."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Homogenic
9.  Homogenic by Björk
The list author says:
  "Bjork proves that she is one of the most talented musicans of the modern era. A vast array of different sounds, all held together by one of the most stunning voices in music."
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Endtroducing.....
10.  Endtroducing..... by DJ Shadow
The list author says:
  "Unbelievable. Life affirming. Simply one of the greatest records of all time."
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Jane Doe
11.  Jane Doe by Converge
The list author says:
  "The most aggresive, heavy album you will ever hear. Also one of the most dazzling and emotional journeys travelled by any band. Sublime."
£15.40   Used & New from: £3.89
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

White Pony
12.  White Pony by Deftones
The list author says:
  "A complete classic, this defines Deftones, and pretty much defines the modern rock record. Totally beautiful."
£8.28   Used & New from: £0.61
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

Chosen Lords
13.  Chosen Lords by Aphex Twin
The list author says:
  "Richard D James confirms his status as one of the most inovative musicians working today. A stunning set of completely unique electronica."
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Rossz Csillag Alatt Született
14.  Rossz Csillag Alatt Született by Venetian Snares
The list author says:
  "Having said that, Aaron Funk then decides to completely re-write the rulebook with this unbelievable album of creativity. Prepare to be blown away."
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Rated R
15.  Rated R by Queens Of The Stone Age
The list author says:
  "A flawless album of rock and roll majesty, Queens of The Stone Age were kings when they released this masterpiece."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Nothing: +DVD
16.  Nothing: +DVD by Meshuggah
The list author says:
  "Nothing sounds like this. Experimenting with what you can do with metal, Meshuggah managed to be both brilliantly left field and experimental, but also insanely heavy and groove laden. The future."
£8.25   Used & New from: £8.24
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Welcome To The North
17.  Welcome To The North by The Music
The list author says:
  "If you want groove laden, melody filled rock and roll songs, then this is the best your going to find since Led Zepellin IV. Seriously, a rock masterpiece."
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Worship And Tribute
18.  Worship And Tribute by Glassjaw
The list author says:
  "Full of heart, passion, emotion, energy, creativity and inventiveness, a sparkling album that will change your life."
£14.00   Used & New from: £0.20
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The Fat of the Land
19.  The Fat of the Land by The Prodigy
The list author says:
  "Rightly hailed as landmark album, this album has not dated a day in the decade since it's release. A complete classic nobody should be without."
£4.03   Used & New from: £0.19
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